William J. “Bill” Wiethe, 93, of Neffs, OH died Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born February 27, 1924 in Wheeling, a son of the late William and Alice Coleman Wiethe.
Bill was a retired rural route carrier for the Elm Grove Post Office, a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and a US Navy Veteran of both WWII and the Korean Conflict.
Bill enjoyed making wine for which he won many awards, but he most of all enjoyed time with his family and helping others in their time of need.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert and Lawrence Wiethe; two infant daughters, Pamela and Rebecca Wiethe.
Surviving are his loving wife of 68 years Dolores Edge Wiethe of Neffs; two daughters, Mary (Jim Taetz) Wiethe of Neffs and Paula (Richard) Hogg, Jr. of Westernport, MD; three grandsons, Michael (Erica) Stauver, William (Stephanie) Stauver, Richard (Dr. Meredith Hellstern) Hogg, III; four great grandchildren; and his dog, Sadie.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 3-8 p.m. at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH 43906 where a vigil service will be held at 7:45 p.m.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Wednesday 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Neffs with Fr. Dan Heusel as celebrant.
Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
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